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Microsoft Hyper-V and Spin Marketing - Sun’s Comments

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| I suspect that the point being made was something like that old Wendy’s ad
| that said “Where’s the beef.”
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http://blogs.zdnet.com/virtualization/?p=470

Microsoft Hyper-V and Spin Marketing - Symantec’s take

http://blogs.zdnet.com/virtualization/?p=472

VARs Less Hyper About Microsoft Virtualization Launch

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| Solution providers say there's little chance that Microsoft's imminent
| release of its Hyper-V server virtualization technology will pose a challenge
| to VMware and other server virtualization vendors for the next couple of
| years.
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http://www.crn.com/software/208801526


Recent:

Microsoft Fashionably Late to Virtualization Party

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| Hyper-V, originally code-named Viridian, has had its problems. In March of
| 2007, its first beta launch was pushed back from the first half of 2007 to
| the second half, and several features were removed -- including the ability
| to move virtual machines between servers while they are still running and the
| ability to add resources to virtual servers on the fly. * *
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http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Mi...rty-62227.html


Related:

Microsoft cuts Windows virtualization features

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| The company is changing three key features of the hypervisor
| technology to try to stick to its schedule of releasing the
| technology within 180 days of completing its Windows Server
| "Longhorn" operating system, due to be finalized before the
| end of the year.
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http://news.zdnet.com/2100-3513_22-6182852.html


More than half of Microsoft Vista needs re-writing

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| "Up to 60% of the code in the new consumer version of Microsoft new Vista
| operating system is set to be rewritten..."
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http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=30516


Microsoft Delays Key Virtualization Software

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| Windows Server virtualization beta, code-named "Viridian," pushed back
| to the second half of 2007.
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http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,13...1/article.html
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